Orders in Turin

Palazzo Madama

Palazzo Madama

Column style: Composite

Function: Support

Location: Piazza Castello

Gran Madre di Dio 2Gran Madre di Dio

Gran Madre di Dio

Columns Style: Corinthian

Location: Piazza della Gran Madre

Year Completed: 1831

Architect: Ferdinand Bonsignore

Mole Antonelliana

Mole Antonelliana

Column Style: Corinthian

Function: Support

Year Completed: 1889

Architect: Alessandro Antonelli

Chiesa di San Carlo Borromeo

Chiesa di San Carlo Borromeo

Column Style: Corinthian

Function: Support

Location: Piazza San Carlo

Architect: Unknown – Work attributed to Baron Maurizio Valperga

Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento Italiano

Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento Italiano

Columns Style: Some Ionic, some Corinthian

Function: Some Support, some Decorative

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One thought on “Orders in Turin

  1. michelarosso

    Nice pictures, Konstantinos, but too distant from the buildings! Please add some details! And some more comments on the relation of columns to the overall composition of facade: draw diagrams showing these relations in terms distance between columns, relation to openings, walls…

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